Looking at IoTs Impact on Purchasing Hailey Lynne McKeefry 7/17/2015 Post a comment IoT has the potential to help many organizations, but the procurement department has to be on board. Manufacturers have a lot to teach these departments about the potential of the new technology.
Battery Startup Gets Ex-Fab Exec Jessica Lipsky 7/14/2015 Post a comment Albany battery startup BessTech announced that Doug Grose, former CEO of GlobalFoundries, has joined the company as its chief technology officer. Grose retired from GlobalFoundries and served as CEO for three years
IoT: to DIY or Not to DIY Rob Spiegel 7/1/2015 (1) comment As companies rush into IoT connectivity, the choice of doing it yourself or using a platform from a service company becomes a major issue.
App Love in Manufacturing Logical Link 7/1/2015 Post a comment Workers in manufacturing are more likely to be allowed to choose and use their apps--a reality that may make them more valuable to the organization.
Augmented Reality Helps Blind See the Light Jessica Lipsky 6/30/2015 Post a comment Three hundred or so visually challenged people are getting assistance in seeing the world around them, thanks to augmented reality goggles developed at the University of Oxford in England. Smart Specs by Va-ST use 3D mapping and depth sensing to provide object and facial recognition assistance.
GlobalFoundries’ FD-SOI Revolution Junko Yoshida 6/29/2015 Post a comment Confirming the imminent announcement of the company’s big FD-SOI plan, GlobalFoundries came to Grenoble to discuss its 22nm FD-SOI process scheduled to be qualified by early 2016.
Smart Shirt Adorns IoT Efforts Rick Merritt 6/25/2015 Post a comment A smart T-shirt and a new Internet of Things research program with a low cost air quality sensor were announced by researchers at Imec and the Holst Center.
3 Must-Haves for Ensuring Supply Chain Continuity Sean Rollings 6/24/2015 Post a comment There are many potential sources of disruption to continuity of supply, but these sources only become inordinate disruptions when companies have not integrated the three must-haves into their supply networks: visibility, intelligent response, and network-wide collaboration.
CES Asia: ‘Zero Distance’ to Supply Chains Junko Yoshida 5/27/2015 Post a comment Conspicuously missing from CES Asia are big name consumer electronics brands -- even local companies like Xiaomi and Lenovo. The show, however, signals the region’s close proximity among product design, manufacturing and supply chains.
New 3D Printing File Format Released Ann R. Thryft 5/11/2015 Post a comment Microsoft, HP, Dassault, and other industry heavyweights in 3D printing have launched a new 3DP file format, 3MF. The consortium says the spec will more fully describe a 3D model and will be interoperable with multiple applications, platforms, services, and printers.
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